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Introduction to African American Poetry: Ways of Looking
AFAM 177
Fall 2006 not offered
Crosslisting: AMST 177, FGSS 120

This course explores the influences of vernacular expression, music, mythology, The Bible and English Literature; as well as social movements and history, in poetry written by African Americans. Essays on poetics and close readings of key poems by key poets, will provide the context for exercises in various forms.

Essential Capabilities: Speaking, Writing
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA AFAM
Course Format: SeminarGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: None

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